Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Coniochaetaceae

Coniochaeta vagans Oudem.

A rare fungus growing on herbivore dung. Very similar to Coniochaeta ligniaria but with slightly smaller and rounder spores. The latter species is more prevalent on woody substrates but also grows on dung

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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